The paradox with retaining young talent


Develop employability to retain talent: the surprising paradox with the new generation

Highly demanding in regards the intellectual content of their jobs: reflected by a desire to acquire new skills, experience diverse assignments and take on ambitious and challenging roles.
Satisfied overall with their primary career objective (acquisition of new skills) and the content of their job (particularly teamwork).
Less satisfied concerning their expectations for international opportunities, transparent and honest management and a competitive salary.
Prepared to leave their job if their primary objectives are not met and effectively do so in practice: 43% of young graduates questioned had already left their first job.
Disparities between sectors, functions and location of the first job, but also between the type of studies, gender and nationality.


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